Daniel R. Atkinson, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA

Joubert Law Firm, APLC
 | 2171 Quail Run, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Phone: 225-761-3822
Fax: 225-761-3823
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013, 2015 - 2016
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas:
  • Construction Litigation: Business (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Construction Litigation: Consumer (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

In matters of construction law, mediation and personal injury, Daniel R. Atkinson Jr. represents clients in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and the surrounding areas as an attorney at Joubert Law Firm. Admitted to practice in Louisiana, he has over three decades of experience and has represented large clients such as Catholic Mutual Group, North Carolina Farm Bureau Insurance Group, Haddad Construction Company, OneBeacon Insurance Group, Wawanesa Insurance and KP Constructors, LLC.

A graduate of Louisiana State University, Mr. Atkinson earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering in 1981, and then a Master of Business Administration in 1984. In 1987, he graduated from the Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center with a Juris Doctor. Since then, he has tried hundreds of jury trials as a civil trial lawyer.

Mr. Atkinson is a member of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, the Dean Henry George McMahon American Inn of Court, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, the Defense Research Institute and the Bar Association of The Fifth Federal Circuit. In the Baton Rouge Bar Association and the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, Mr. Atkinson participates in the pro bono program.

A mediator in construction defects, complex engineering and product liability, Mr. Atkinson has represented families, individuals and insurance companies during his extensive career in trial law. For his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Construction Litigation (30%): Construction Defects

Personal Injury - General (30%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Construction Litigation (20%): Construction Defects

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (10%)

Civil Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Construction Defects, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2013, 2015 - 2016

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About Daniel Atkinson, Jr.

Admitted: 1987, Louisiana

Professional Webpage: https://www.joubertlawfirm.com/our-firm

Honors/Awards:

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV rating
  • A.M. Best’s Recommended Insurance Counsel List
  • Pi Tau Sigma (International Mechanical Engineering Society)

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  •  American Society of Mechanical Engineers (30 year+ member)
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, Member, 1987 - Present
  •  Dean Henry George McMahon American Inn of Court, Master
  • Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit, Member
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association, Member
  • American Inns of Court, Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Baton Rouge Bar Association Pro Bono Program, Member
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel Pro Bono Program, Member

Representative Clients:

  • Wawanesa Insurance Companies
  • One Beacon Insurance Group
  • KP Constructors, LLC
  • North Carolina Farm Bureau Ins. Co.
  • Haddad Construction Company
  • Catholic Mutual Group

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Member of Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) by nomination since year of its founding

Educational Background:

  • Louisiana State University (LSU), MBA, 1984
  • Louisiana State University (LSU), B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Honors: Pi Tau Sigma award, 1983
  • College of Engineering, EIT
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Office Location for Daniel R. Atkinson, Jr.

2171 Quail Run
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Phone: 225-761-3822

Fax: 225-761-3823

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Last Updated: 5/28/2019

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